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reported along the right side of the road. big crash this morning occurred on the southbound side of 95 here at route one. traffic being pushed over to the left to get by. we now have two lane getting by to the left on the southbound side of # 5 before you reach route one in wood brim -- side of 95 before you reach route one in woodbridge. unexpected delays on the southbound side. northbound, your lanes are open. the accident northbound in the express lanes at newington has cleared. 395 northbound across the 14th street bridge, we had accident activity tying up the right side of the road. that has cleared. >>> in the debate on capitol hill over raising the debt ceiling, republicans first announceed a vote on speaker boehner's plan around 6:00 last night and then postponed that vote as republican leaders scrambled to line up enough members. the president says even if it passes, he will veto it. ppens, next tuesday will not only affect the federal government but also local businesses and local governments. for more on that, we turn to fox 5's sherry ly live on capitol hill with the latest
now. the big question is, will this extreme heat last through the entire weekend? we will check all that forecast in a couple of minutes. >> today's hot temperatures had some customers all little on edge after the blast fridays fiasco. customers were left without air conditioning for hours on one of the hottest days in history. we are live in north baltimore with a plan to avoid a repeat. >> trying to stay cool out here. it is downright sweltering out here. we are in north baltimore and the thermometer is fluctuating between 102 and 103 degrees. it makes for a humid and as outside. stay indoors if you can. it is a little bit cooler than it was last friday. fox had a lot of problems with bge. officials tell me everything today it went as planned. last friday was when customers would like to forget. corn is room was flooded with angry e-mail strong customer is reported that their air conditioners were shut off for more than eight hours. >> it was frustrating, it was hot. we tried to call them, but they were saying that if it is not an emergency, please do not try. >> bge sent this rec
. >> reporter: derek, the victory is a big one for the freshman class and it probably saves the speakership of john boehner who has working all week trying to keep up with a bill his party could support. >> reporter: look at the numbers. 22 republicans said no. >> 218 yays, 210 nays. the bill is passed. >> reporter: buying tea party votes with an addition to his bill that restricts a second step debt ceiling increase. >> two things have to happen. a joint committee of the congress must produce a spending cut larger than the increase in the debt limit and both houses of the congress must spend to the states a balanced budget amendment. >> reporter: washington area democrats lined up in opposition. donna edwards of prince george's county. >> the republican majority is ready to jeopardize our entire future for this garbage. >> reporter: fairfax. >> hell, no, you can't. >> reporter: maryland. >> this proposal takes us farther in the wrong direction. >> reporter: and from the president. >> it does not solve the problem and it has no chance of becoming law. >> reporter: the action now moves to th
are kind of in suspended animation until speaker boehner acts on this bill today but i think one of the big problems you face is that once he does send -- get this through, if he does get it through, it's going to be very hard to get any of his republicans to vote for the real compromise in a day or two or three. >> reporter: well, that's exactly right. both of your points right. first of all there are no negotiations going on in that compromise right now because all the focus is getting this passed in the house. speaker boehner isn't exactly taking calls from democrats but trying to get his own republicans in line. once he does this, this is going to be very difficult for him to get -- to go any further by way of compromise. if there is a compromise it's going to take a lot of democrats to pass it in the house. >> a lot of democrat, that's exactly right. key market openings sunday night, the next big deadline to watch for, as well. >> that's right. >> the asian market. >> elizabeth, this is just so uncertain going into the final weekend. >> well, and certainly the public is starting to los
one of the most popular bands of all time standing by for a big summer concert. >> journey out on the plaza. they're going to be performing on what is a stage that is still drying out from overnight rain. we're happy about that. see them in our 8:30 half hour. >>> let's begin with the debt ceiling crisis in washington. kelly o'donnell has been covering this story. she's got the latest this morning. kelly, good morning. >> good morning, ann. from delayed to potentially derailed, is that where we are this morning? hours and hours went by overnight when house speaker john boehner and his leadership team were trying to get a handful of their own members to go along, to come together on a solution to raise the debt ceiling and to cut spending. but they are nowhere. so now we know that all the republican house members will meet this morning to try to find a way out. >> it's time for somebody in this town to say, yes. >> reporter: if it were only that simple. but something happened on the way to fixing the debt limit. a handful of house conservatives bucked the speaker. they refused t
big story. temperatures already reaching into the 90's, making for another hot and humid day. will the last through the weekend? >> we knew it would return. it is 96 degrees right now at bwi. we could get close to a record today. humidity at 44%, do not let that fool you. there is still saturated. the record is 99 for today. we could touch that if things stay the way they are. 90 degree-plus days. those numbers could change depending on what happens today. your heat is pretty steamy. advisories for the entire state. air quality is also not good. " orange. just take a closer look and make sure that the elderly and kids are ok. we will check back in a few minutes to tell you when you can expect some relief. >> bge is telling their peak rewards customers they do not need to worry about having their air-conditioning shut down. during last week's heat wave, many customers that were part of the peak rewards program contacted us, telling us that their air conditioning was shot off with no notice. officials do not expect a repeat. >> we do not anticipate going to an emergency activat
before the debt ceiling is raised. a notion savaged this week by a big-name senate republican. >> it's unfair, it's bizarro. >> reporter: savaged today by senate democrats. >> this is the most outrageous suggestive heard. >> speaker boehner should just give it up. >> but the republican senate leader backed the speaker. >> democrats are out bragging about how they're going to prolong the crisis instead of doing the hard work of trying to solve it. and that includes the president. >> reporter: president obama is not bragging. he's begging for no default. >> if we don't come to an agreement, we could lose our country's aaa credit rating. not because we didn't have the capacity to pay our bills. we do. but because we didn't have a aaa political system to match. >> reporter: house republicans set a vote on the boehner plan tonight. >> here we go again, my friends. >> reporter: senate democrats plan to kill the boehner plan. three days left. saturday, sunday, monday. in reality, especially in the senate, the two political parties really are not that far apart on the key issue, spending. th
have some problems. >> it will be hot again today. it will last for one day. like -- not like a big long heat wave. you will notice the difference when you step outside. we've had some showers that have been persistent. a couple of showers up and down 83 in baltimore county. north of the pennsylvania line. some of you may get some rain to start today. hasek, hot, and humid as we head into the afternoon -- hazy, hot, and humid. we will get some storms that will close off as we head into the weekend. first we say good morning to kim. >> good morning. we have cleared some of the early-morning incident we saw. we have the report of a crash eastbound 70 at 29. we're checking on lane closures. looking good around the area. looking good on 95 heading towards the city. 11 minutes on the outer loop in the northeast corner. 18 minutes on a 95 southbound between the 95's. a live look in the northwest corner of the beltway. you can see light volume. moving without delay. this is a 95 at eastern ave. looking good north and southbound. looking good overall. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
more about the events. >> stepping up for a big celebration. dozer the dog is back. i'm laura, and this is my cvs. i just transferred a prescription to cvs because they have care 1on1. it's where the pharmacist stops and talks to me about safety and saving money with generic prescriptions. laura, let's talk about possible side effects. it's all about me. love that. ge t care 1on1 and talk savings safety, and side effects when you transfer or fill a new, ongoing prescription. i'm laura, and this is my cvs. it's all mine. >>> it local stock made headlines across the region, and regiondozer the dog makes national headlines when he runs a marathon by himself. >> media from all over the nation are drawing attention to dozer's cause. >> on a fateful day in may, three-year-old dozer a decision that would change his life. he bolted there is invisible fence and joined a team of thousands running a half marathon. he jumped in at mile 5 and kept pace for 8 miles. at two hours and 14 minutes this youtube video shows him crossing the that is lined with a smile. >> we were like
, ever. >> reporter: so the two big sticking points are that the republicans have a balanced budget amendment in their version. and they also want another vote in this sometime in january, which would put us in the same scenario. senate democrats have their own plan. ask they expect to take a vote on that sometime over the next weekend. reporting live, mike hellgren. >> wjz is following this very important story. we'll bring you the latest developments as they unfold. check in tonight at 11:00, for a complete wrap-up. >>> updating breaking news for you now. a helicopter crash. sky eye chopper 13 is over the scene. let's go to mike perry for the latest. >> reporter: hello, mike. we're in the 4,000 block of conowingo. a huge helicopter has apparently landed hard. and chopped off its tail. you can see it has collapsed onto the ground. all three main rotor blades are broken. the aircraft has crashed down onto its left side. and you can see some damage to the cockpit area of this very small, single, two-engine -- or single-engine, two-passenger helicopter. at this point, it is not clear
. >> reporter: and i understand you have this a couple times a year it's big fund-raiser. >> it's a fund-raiser he and it really helps. we adopt out over 3,000 animals a year and spay and neuter over 8,000 so we have to raise money to do that. the tickets for the event are $10 in advance from the website. you can do that. or $15 at the door. >> reporter: and what can people expect there? you bring your pooch out and it's one dog per person. need to be on a leash. what kind of activities? >> there's lots of activities for people and the pets. so, drinks for people and treats for the pets also. they can have fun. and then activities like canine pool party. they have a nice pool at downtown dogs so they can jump in and swim. there's play areas set aside. so we will have lots of activities for the dogs. >> reporter: wonderful. and we have raven here. we have to get rave ann home. >> raven is -- raven a home. >> raven is up for adoption. 6 years old, he is look for a home today. >> reporter: let's get raven adopted here. what a fun event tonight. we will have to a come and see what's going on
and they reported a big jump in profits. and jetblue is offering a 3- month pass for unlimited flights, the blue pass is aimed at business travelers and allows last-minute bookings and changes. prices start at 1300 dollarch and that's america's money -- dollars. and that's america's money. i am tonya rive-ro. -- tanyary vairo. -- tanya rivero. >>> severe weather in eastern iowa. dozens were evacuated mostly by boat as storms dumped heavy rains in i did buick. bridges -- dubuque. >> with all the rain we are supposed to get, the ground is saturday rated enough. so if it happened at any minute you can want to be careful of your -- any minute and you want to be careful of your family. >> there are no serious injuries so far. >>> a casino in iowa found a clever way to get gambleers and workers back to the tables. the casino has been closed since last month when the mississippi river flooded. but it started using duck boats to fore people through the waters. they are paddled through the water so to speak. they are used for touring but in this case, they have gambleers at the table. >>> it's packing wi
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hours. >> another big challenge for rescue workers. the heat, with temperatures pushing about 100 degrees. recovery workers could only work about 15 minutes of every hour. fortunately, none of those recovery workers were injured here. i'm meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> the body is at the medical examiner's office to determine the final cause and manner of death. >>> an investigation is under way in harford county, after a 14-year-old girl is struck and killed by a car. heather greer was struck. -- trying cocross the-- to cross the road when she was hit. greer died. landicer was not hurt. >>> nearly killed while helping a disabled motorist. city police officer rigby joined a group of students today at zion a.m.e. church. officer rigby is using a walker and still recovering from her injuries. she threw a pizza party for the church's youth camp for sending a get well card to her. good to see officer rigby. >>> more bad news for former astronaut from maryland. lisa nowak is being kicked out of the navy. she was banished from nasa after a bizarre confrontation with a romanti
, automakers called higher fuel efficiency of impossible. after a bailout and some pressure, the big three agreed to the u-turn. >> i think that is a beautiful thing. this is a good truck, but it is terrible and gas. it is killing me. >> the administration did agree on a midterm review before final implementation to make sure the new standards are feasible for everyone. >> a study by harvard school of government shows a hybrid and electric vehicles cost more over a lifetime than gas-powered ones. experts believe the cost of gas will be at $4.50 a gallon. speaking of cars, here are some common sense tips to keep your gas costs down. independent gas stations, they are typically cheaper. pay with cash at gas stations that offer a discount for cash. amazon has reached a licensee -- licensing agreement with nbc and universal. this is the second deal that amazon has made in about a week's time. an agreement with cbs gives amazons network shows. no doubt you have seen more and more of these little symbols and magazines, on television's. the know what they can do for you? they are called quick res
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conservative. i think the republicans need to bend a little. >> we don't want the big bank account to back us up. but they're going to do what they want. >> reporter: with 1.6 million marylanders on medicare and medicaid, 860,000 on social security, the consequences locally could be dire. >> if the economy collapses as a result of this inaction on the part of the federal government, sure, it's going to impact baltimore county government. >> these people need to do the job that they were elected to do, just like we're doing here in baltimore county. >> reporter: the message is clear. and marylanders are mincing no words. get this deal done. >> if i'm going to put my social security up, how about you all putting up your future? because that's what you're putting up. you're putting up the future. >> reporter: now, the two maryland republicans in the house now say they will back speaker boehner's plan. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right, mike. thank you. congress has raised the debt ceiling 10 times in the past 10 years. >>> speaking out for the first time, the balti
." >>> now for the latest on tropical storm don expected to be the first big storm to hit the u.s. this year, don is packing 50-mile-an-hour winds and could reach drought-string be texas in the next 24 hours. kevin hughes is in texas this morning. >> reporter: this is the first tropical storm i can remember covering where most of the people are actually glad this storm is arriving. some precautions are being taken but like the rest of texas corpus christi hasn't had significant rain in four months so people aren't afraid of the tropical storm, they're welcoming its arrival. they're going through the marina making sure the boats are secure but it's not severe enough they're worried about moving any of the boats. there are no evacuations planned, the visitors bureau says no extra precautions out of the ordinary are taken and hotels are filling up with tourists over the weekend. they are hoping it brings the three to five inches of rain. they hope don doesn't stay too long but long enough to remind everyone what rain looks like. conditions here are still extremely dry. right now everyone here i
a big matza ball. >> well, here i am. >> oh, you got it. >> you're a "matza" ball. >> well, that's all i can say. >> reporter: have a great weekend, we'll see you in fells point. it's a manic friday. see ya. >>> ron matza ball. >> that's classic. >> we're minutes away on wjz. take a look. >> reporter: i'm mike schuh, this is nick. why is he in a shark cage in this is his office. we'll show you his work when we continue. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> bandage is looking -- wjz is looking for the best blog or nominate your own. the blog with the most votes wins a 50-dollar gift card to amazon. go to wjz.com for the details. >>> shark week is the longest running event on cable tv. it will feature the work of a baltimore photographer. mike schuh takes us underthe sea. >> reporter: it's called jaws comes home. it's the work of nick from national geographic and discovery channel. he's among the world's best underwater photographers. he's nearly died from shark bites and now, he's sharing his story >> there's a wall of flesh -- >> reporter: he's talking about the three months he spent filming near th
and cecil county. now off into kent county getting locally heavy rain. up 95, big puddles because it came through. and we are looking at a band of rain through kingsville. it's dry actually in bel air, fallston and kingsville getting in on the rain. we had some in baltimore county up along 83 north of hunt valley. and that's passed on through. that's it. that's the only main player in town. 73 in fallston. same in northeast but south and west of the boundary, it is mid- 70s to low 80s glen bernie and annapolis. most of us mid-70s. we will push 92 by noon which is warmer than all day yesterday. we will go 98 and we have a heat advisory later this afternoon. more on that in a moment. now to the roads with tonya. >> reporter: -- tanya. >> reporter: we have traffic building on the
, i make a mistake about half the time because my fingers are too big. it allows you to know you're going to the correct website. >> it is a quick way for advertisers to track interest in their products. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> times are tough across the country, even for the tooth fairy. kids are not getting as much per tooth as they used to. $2.75. that is a good rate. in the midwest, down 3%. in the east, to ferry past are down 38%. what do you think is an appropriate amount? the tooth fairy has not visited my house yet. >> back in the day, i got a quarter. carlotta got a wooden nickel. 32 teeth, that is $87 these days. it was $8 back in my day. 1912. jolt ors getting age from dunkin' donuts. jane king joins us live with the bloomberg business report. tgif. >> happy friday. it sounds like i should get a new job as a tooth fairy. >> how much did you get produced? >> i don't remember. $2.75. maybe a quarter like you. i'm not going to tell my kids that. they will start demanding more money. we have futures this morning just turning lower. we were a bit higher. they hav
on something closer to his own plan duffy says: "is this as big as we wantee to go? heck no! we wanted to go bigger we rann on going bigger. 10:41:33 buu this is the only pprposal on the table that accomplishes the goals that we set out to do." do."reid says: ""e hhve 5 days reeaining until a few -3 extreeist epublicans,, nd & note i sayya few,,drive our econooy off a cliff because thee areetoo radical andd inexperienced to compromise." compromise." 3 more thhn a dozen wall street c-e-os have sentta letter to the wwite house and coogress... pushing them to - reach a deal and do it quickly. they warn thht -3 failurr to dooso wiil have prave consequences for businessess consumers nd the markets. 3 capitol hill is like a &psoap opera these days..... and politicians are examines three key pointt of theater whichhpoliticians are using to sway public opinion. opinion. 3 sot - reid clip 0-5this is not ggme playing. this isn't a game of realiiy.it's politiial theatera sot - larson clip 0- 4this isn't texas hold 'em. & this isn't some kinn f poke
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